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Someone illegally changed a Texas street sign in honor of David Bowie, and officials are letting it slide

The city of Austin, none too pleased about what it sees as vandalism to a street named for Alamo defender James "Jim" Bowie, will allow the sign to stay up until next week to honor the British music great, who died a few days ago and wrote hits such as "Changes."<p>"We appreciate Austin's reputation …

The Strange And Beautiful Fashion Drawings Of Salvador Dali

In 1965, the surrealist master made a series of unconventional fashion sketches.<p>"At the age of six I wanted to be a cook," Spanish painter Salvador Dali recalled in his autobiography. "At seven I wanted to be Napoleon. And my ambition has been growing steadily ever since."<p>Dali wound up being a …

Art

A Physicist Tweeted That Gravitational Waves "May Have Been Discovered" And People Are Excited

Gravitational waves, if directly detected, would be one of the biggest physics discoveries of the century. But no scientific paper has been published yet, so don't hold your breath.<p>Krauss first mentioned these rumours in a tweet in September last year.

Physics

Five pop artists who wouldn't have existed without David Bowie

Lady Gaga<p>Decades before Gaga was changing her haircut between every single, Bowie was making pop a safe space for serial reinvention. He also made an art of writing about style and celebrity, themes that are hard to avoid in Gaga’s music – especially in songs like “The Fame” and “Fashion!” that …

David Bowie's final photographs

<b>Last Friday David Bowie celebrated his 69th birthday and released his final album Blackstar, a milestone celebrated on his official website with a</b> …

'Detox enzyme' which stops sugar being stored as fat identified by scientists

This discovery may mean that guilt-free sugary snacks could become a reality<p>Relish the idea of sucking down a fizzy drink or biting into a doughnut with no consequences?<p>Imagine never having to start a diet in January again.<p>This could be the future after scientists at the University of Montreal …

Japanese Pastry Maker's White Strawberry Tart Captures the "Scent of First Love"

Japanese pastry maker Qu'il Fait Bon captured the art (and scent) of love in a single, delectable treat. Their fruit tart is made with a white strawberry called <i>Hatsukoi no Kaori</i>, which literally translates to “The Scent of First Love.” After 20 years of research done by plant suppliers and fruit …

Baking

The Captivating Imagery Of America's Oldest Secret Societies

Real treasure hunters show where secret history and folk art intersect.<p>"The Templars and the Freemasons believed that the treasure was too great for any one man to have, not even a king," FBI special agent Sadusky proclaims in the film "National Treasure." "That's why they went to such lengths to …

Art

#ChicEats: 10 Bucket List Restaurants Around the World

Our weekly column covers the chicest food and restaurants. From Stockholm to New York City, add these picks to your global itinerary.<p>Whether hyped by documentaries or highly regarded because of unmatchable views, some restaurants are worth planning an entire trip around—if you're lucky enough to …

What Sci-Fi Gets Wrong, Design Fiction Could Get Right

Waving our hands at the future, from 'Minority Report,' to tablets, to drones in our faces.<p>In 1998, Steven Spielberg convened a panel of experts in a Santa Monica hotel to convert the script of <i>Minority Report</i> from science fiction to "future reality." The result was one of the most captivating …

Dezeen's 10 biggest architecture and design stories of 2015

In the final instalment from our review of the year, we've collected together our most-read stories of 2015 – including self-lacing trainers, the …

Marble and Resin Tables Incorporate the Soothing Depth of a Blue Lagoon

Furniture designer Alexandre Chapelin (of LA Table) was evidently inspired by his Caribbean surroundings when he carved his three Lagoon Tables. Although they're primarily made out of travertine marble, a special resin was assimilated into this oceanic trio to mimic the waves that can be spotted …

Furniture

Meat and Chinese Chive Potstickers (Guōtiē) Recipe - Chowhound

Tip<p>When Is New Year's Eve?<p>New Year's Eve is on Dec. 31. This year, New Year's Eve falls on a Sunday.<p>Read More<p>1 of 16<p>Tip<p>What Is New Year's Eve?<p>New …

Food & Dining

For healthy eating, timing matters

When you eat may determine how long and strong your heart beats.<p>Fruit flies that limited eating to 12-hour stints had steadier heartbeats in old age …

Carrot Slaw Recipe - Chowhound

Ingredients (8)<p>2 pounds carrots, peeled and ends trimmed<br>• 5 tablespoons country-style Dijon mustard<br>• 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil<br>• 1/4 cup finely chopped …

Carrots

Elegant Tattoos of Tools Celebrate Professions Requiring Skilled Hands

Of all the possible ideas for tattoos designs, objects like a spatula and whisk seem like odd choices… unless you're a chef. In an effort to (permanently) celebrate professions that require skilled hands, Korean tattoo artist Oozy etches their tools on his clients' skin. The elegant linework …

Body Art

Cranberry Coconut Cake with Marshmallow Cream Frosting Recipe

4.5 7 7<p>Cranberry Coconut Cake with Marshmallow Cream Frosting Recipe photo by Taste of Home<p>4.5 7 7<p>Filled with a homemade cranberry curd and smothered …

Frank Sinatra’s Timing Was Even Better Than You Thought

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Prince Hot Dropped A Surprise Album Like It’s 2015

Well, well. Prince and the internet were never friends until Prince unexpectedly reconsidered his grudge. A few months ago, he took over Instagram by calling his account “Princestagram,” which is something that only Prince could get away with (and not be characterized as an old fart). Last week, he …

The 6 Hottest Nail Trends of 2015

A far cry from the excessive nail art movement a few years back, 2015 saw a simpler take in the manicure department, with soft, tone-on-tone ombre …

4 Holiday Cocktail Recipes by Food & Drink Bloggers To Sip This Season

Spread cheer while saying cheers.<p>No matter what holiday you celebrate, the fête isn't limited to just dinner and dessert. Toast and get toasty with these festive drinks, sure to please your guests (and help you tolerate them), courtesy of food and drink bloggers from around the web.

Dream Girls

Cosmetics guru Pat McGrath ups the ante on some of her most spectacular runway looks of the season.<p><b>Givenchy</b><p>In McGrath’s wildly creative mind, even a tiny bead can inspire an intricate look. In this case, the bead, which McGrath found in a Paris flea market, along with various other bits and …

Star Wars Rebels Just Sent Shockwaves Across The Entire Star Wars Galaxy

This was the kind of <i>Star Wars Rebels</i> episode I truly love. One that added a whole new layer of mystery to not just the show, but the <i>Star Wars</i> …

Seals "photobomb" underwater photographer

Photographs show leopard seals joining in the fun and smiling at the camera<p>It should have been a routine trip underwater for a group of French divers.<p>But they got rather more than they bargained for when the plunged into the sea off Antarctica.<p>The team had hoped for some spectacular photographs and …

Scuba Diving

There's a mysterious meteor shower happening this weekend

"The Geminids are my favorite," said NASA Astronomer Bill Cooke in a release, "because they defy explanation."<p>So, what makes this meteor shower so special?<p>For starters, astronomers only recently discovered what causes this shower each year. It took well over 100 years for them to figure it out, …

Meteor Showers

‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens' won't have Fox opening music

When you head out to see "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," the film will have one very big change as soon as the movie starts.<p>Up until now, each of the six films in the franchise has begun with the iconic drumroll and fanfare from Fox.<p>Here's how the logo has looked over the years:<p>20th Century Fox<p>When …

25 Must-Have Drugstore Beauty Buys for Fall

See the 50 Best Images Taken by Hubble

Pillars of Creation: Originally taken on April 1, 1995, this image has become one of the most iconic to come from the Hu<p>... VIEW MORE<p>NASA/ESA/Hubble …